December 19, 2019
Featured Photo January 2

Congratulations to Jody Greene – Shogen Enkyo / Auspicious Source, Complete Mirror, the Fall 2019 Tassajara shuso.  Photos by Tova Green and Mako Voelkel.

Jody with Abbot David Zimmerman following the shuso ceremony on December 18. Photo by Tova Green.


Practice Period participants. Photo by Tova Green.


Practice Period participants and visiting former shusos. Photo by Mako Voelkel.

Joshua Sandeman
Arts & Culture, Features, Zen Practice

Medicine and the Dharma

Joshua Sandeman, a former SFZC resident, is a Nurse Practitioner based in Salem, Oregon. “Medicine puts me face-to-face with all manner of human suffering and it can be a challenge to take care of feelings of burnout, detachment, and despair."